Henry James goes to Paris (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Henry James goes to Paris

Henry James goes to Paris

Author: Peter Brooks
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Henry James Goes to Paris' tells the story of the year the young novelist - aged 32 - spent in Paris, in 1875-76. He traveled to Paris with the intention of a much longer, perhaps a life-long stay, but eventually settled in London.

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Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; James; James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; Henry James
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brooks
ISBN: 9780691129549 0691129541 9780691138428 0691138427
OCLC Number: 71288815
Awards: Winner of Phi Beta Kappa's Christian Gauss Award 2008
Description: 255 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: To Paris --
The dream of an intenser experience --
What a droll thing to represent --
Flaubert's nerds --
The quickened notation of our modernity --
The death of Zola, sex in the French novel, and the improper --
For the sake of this end --
Epilogue: chariot of fire.
Responsibility: Peter Brooks.
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Henry James' reputation as The Master is so familiar that it's hard to imagine he was ever someone on whom some things really were lost. This is the story of the year - 1875 to 1876 - when the young  Read more...


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In this affectionate study, Brooks concedes that the young James 'missed the point, completely,' but argues that what he observed in Paris deeply affected him, and was especially crucial to his late Read more...

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